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this is "world news," tonight the do you soaring toward an all-time high, a major milestone cracked tonight. but can you trust the latest boom? terror strike, suicide bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey, is this the new plan of attack for terrorists? breaking point, all those cars piling up on highways, tonight we learn giant trucks may be the trigger. we'll tell what you to do. and the main event, meet the newest wobbly member of a show business dynasty. something surprising about the stars bred for the super bowl.
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and a good evening to you this friday, we come on the air with a banner day on wall street, for the first time in five years wall street has cracked the 14,000 ceiling. and everyone is checking their retirement funds and asking, is tht signal that a boom is coming our way? abc's david muir is here to tell us is the roller coaster ride over in. >> finally over, great to see you. every economist i talked to had a smile on their face saying we're not completely there yet but this is a huge start, housing values coming back and 401(k) coming back and dow more at 14,000, not just a psychological barrier, tonight a real one. it was on the cable channels -- >> will we see a super close sth. >> reporter: wall street breaking a barrier, a psychological one sflf will we close above 14,000? >> reporter: we did. what does that mean for the modern american family? the baby boomers nearing retirement, the parents looking to help send their kids to college one day? many endured white knuckle days
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the economy tanking, debating along the way, should i keep my money in? do i take it out? dave ramsey travel as cross the country giving financial advice, 5 million radio listeners a week, giant voice urging boomers near the bottom of the market -- telling them keep their money in. >> a lot of people think if they take it out they can time the market. >> we were standing in the street corners screaming when everything was goi ining gown d pull your money out, the only person that gets hurt on ai roller coaster are those that jump off. >> reporter: a study says americans plan to put off retirement. this woman stayed the course, giving fitness tips to other boomers but advice her husband listened to, her own that paid dividend, keepinging their 401(k)s. >> he wanted to pull everything out, i hoped it would come back, we decided to leave it there and hope it would come back. >> reporter: who was right? >> theoretically i was, but it's
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come back about 75%. >> reporter: and look at this tonight, our business unit crunching number, if you had $125,000 in a 401(k) at the start of the recession, would you have watched it fall sharply, down to 61,465. but if you stuck with it, the average 401(k) would have come back, and then some. $131,000 tonight. rosemary well coming her own kwk kwk's come back and another number tomorrow. >> today i'm 69, tomorrow if you ask me i would say 70. >> reporter: allow us to be the first to say happy birthday. >> thank you very much. >> happy birthday. a lot of americans nearly half aren't lucky enough to have a 401(k), still one financial setback away from an emergency but tonight economists say the market will help all of them, too, because confidence in the markets, spills into american stores and shopping, hopefully, leads to jobs which is the final leg to the recovery. >> look to the next jobs report already. >> all watching. now we go to the other big
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headline today, the terror attack on an american embassy a suicide bomber targeting the embassy in turkey. is this the future plan of attack for terrorists? abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz with the latest tonight. martha? >> reporter: this embassy suicide bombing happened on hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. she was informed immediately and made calls all morning before turning her duties over to her replacement, john kerry, who tracked this all day. the blast was destructive and deadly. 1:13 in the afternoon, a lone male wearing a suicide vest beneath his coat walked up to the u.s. embassy. he approached a visitor's entrance -- the first point of access to the embassy nearly 500 feet from the critical main building. several turkish guards were standing post, several more were behind bulletproof glass and steel gates. turkish tv reported that a security camera shows the bomber panicked when a metal detector
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went off. the turkish guard then shouted to others, "run away, a bomb." and the camera went black as the vest exploded. >> we have very good security to ensure people are stopped before they can actually get inside the fence inside the compound. that is exactly what happened. >> reporter: the turkish guard was killed outright, several others hit by flying debris received minor wounds, and a turkish television reporter who happened to be entering the compound, was seriously wounded. abc's nick schifrin is on the scene tonight. >> it was an absolutely terri terrifying scene. there is debris still visible but the building is intact. they were thankful that security sprentd something even more harm. >> reporter: this is on the heels of the deadly assault in benghazi. but ambassador jim jeffrey, who served not only in turkey, but in iraq, said today's bombing shows that security at this
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embassy and u.s. embassies in the region works. kroiticcal a time when the tear e threat from new a al qaeda-linked groups especially is on the rise. >> this is how security is going to work. we cannot keep people from attacking us. >> reporter: the white house says it is too soon tell who was behind the bombing but can't el fa size enough how the threat in the region is increasing from benghazi to algeria, americans have been under attack and there are very legitimate fears that will continue. >> martha, thank you. even more reason all eyes on egypt today as we watched image. protesters hurling rocks and fire bombs at the presidential palace, police firing back with water cannons and tear gas. dozens were wounded in the clashes. and last night we told you about that agonizing standoff in alabama. police trying to rescue a 5-year-old snatched from a school bus and held captive in
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an underground bunker by a man with a gun. well, today we got our first look at that man. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: this is our first look at the man holding a 5-year-old boy named "ethan" hostage. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes has been holed up with the child for four days in an underground bunker while authorities swarm above. the boy was snatched tuesday, after police say dykes stormed a school bus, killing the driver, charles poland. today, the bus was removed from the scene, amid new details of how the children were traumatized. >> the first ones i talked to was 3 or 4, that were standing there in a circle kind of huddled together. and they said they was okay that they just had saw a gentleman get shot. >> reporter: pastor michael senn, who counseled the school children just minutes after the kidnapping, said dykes wanted more than just one child that day. >> he wanted two children
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between the ages of 6 and 8 from what i understand. >> reporter: dykes has been talking with negotiators through a ventilation pipe and has allowed the boy's medication to be sent down. the child is believed to have autism. experts say negotiators will go slow, trying to gain trust and not do anything to agitate dykes like cutting off the electricity or putting sleeping gas down the pipe. and while talks continue and ethan appears physically unharmed, the wait is take its toll on all in this small town. >> thank you to you. now we bring you up to date on the flu ep democrat nick america which seems finally to be starting to wane. four weeks ago we showed you 47 states in the hot zone, well today a new snapshot from the cdc, now down to 42 facing wild spread flu and the epidemic is moving to its third act, from
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the east out into the west. and we have a passing to note. ed koch, colorful and charismatic former mayor of new york city, held the job for 12 memorable years left his hark. here is what he told "the new york times" in 2007. >> i love the job. people loved me. we were great match. i had sworn, on occasion i said, at the western wall i would never run for anything else because i wanted to be mayor for life. >> a larger than life figure, ed koch died of congestive heart f failure at the age of 88. tonight, families getting ready for the super bowl and one family with a happy dilemma. harbaughs, john and jim brothers, coaching the opposing teams. today, they made a little bit of history and abc's josh elliott in new orleans.
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josh? >> reporter: that's right. here in new orleans it is the ultimate taste of sibling rivalry, two brothers separated by a mere 15 months, leading their respective teams now into the biggest of games which means tussling over 100 yards of turf and really family bragging rights. they shared the world stage today first time ever rival super bowl coaches held a joint press conference before the game and definitely a first for brothers who seem to have much more in common than not. >> i concur. >> i concur. >> i concur. >> reporter: they are just over a year apart in age. john, 50, jim, 49. they shared a room in their to t toledo home and how to share life. >> philosophical commonalities -- >> i would be hard-pressed to
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spr spell fifphilosophical. >> when it comes to coaching they were forged in same red-hot cauldron of competition, their father a long-time coach and their mother who refused to lose. >> nobody if the fire who has more competitive fire than my mother. she competes like a maniac. >> no one would fight for us more like our mom, she would teach us how to have each other's back. >> reporter: the strategies they'll use this weekend they learned long ago from dad. who says he knows what his heart will be after the game. >> there is going to be one winner and one that is going to be totally disappointed and my thoughts go to that one that will not experience the thrill of victory. >> reporter: no matter intensity of the rivalry, both personal and professional, really no matter what happens on sunday, they do both agree on one thing, diane. one day, they will both be happy to coach with the other.
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>> all right. josh elliott, thank you so much. have a great weekend, josh. we'll all be watching. still ahead on "world news" -- those cars piling up, crashing one after the other. what do the huge trucks have do with the accidents? we'll show you how to stay safe on the roads this weekend. [ mrs. hutchison ] friday night has always been all fun and games here at the hutchison household. but one dark stormy evening... she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was part of the family. we're so lucky that lucy picked us. [ female announcer ] purina cat chow complete. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, try new purina cat chow healthy weight. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion.
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you some terrible crashes, pileups on the highways. as abc ap bob woodruff reports, it turns out accidents invoflting big trucks are on the upswing but there are ways to keep you and your family safe. >> reporter: they are arresting images from a week of bad weather. accidents involving semi-trucks that weigh up to 80,000 pounds. on youtube, videos of drivers desperately trying to swerve and avoid hitting them. scenes that track with a recent government study from 2010-2011 that found while motor vehicle fatalities have gone down, fatalities involving the drivers of large trucks rose last year -- up 20%. >> a lot of it has to do with the congestion we're experiencing on the nation's highways and the rebound of america's economy. >> reporter: increased speed limits in some states are also a factor. more are still being investigated. that's why the race is on for safeguards like this. you're looking at technology
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developed by volvo that allows a truck to begin braking on its own when it senses a vehicle ahead. a collision warning system is set off when the truck is 1.5 seconds from rear-ending another vehicle. >> this is relatively new to our industry. it's not like passenger vehicles where lots of airbags and the kinds of things we've come to expect in safety options is available. >> reporter: until then, there are some ways to protect yourself when driving alongside these trucks. stay at least 10 car lengths ahead of a large truck before you change into the lane in front of it. remember, it takes the length of a football field for a truck to stop. if possible, only pass a truck on the left because the truck's blind spot on the right runs the length of its trailer and extends out three lanes. and finally, check the truck's mirrors. if you can't see the driver's face, the driver cannot see you. safety on the roads we all share.
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the industry believes only about 10% of all registered trucks have installed the new kind of technology. it is not required. there is no regulations. it would cost roughly $4,000 per truck. but despite the price industry insiders think this is a great idea, starting to really save some lives. >> great report. thank you, bob road ruff, good super bowl weekend to you. coming up here, a nation is set to eat millions of pounds of snacks on this sunday. do you know what the most popular super bowl food is? it's in our "instant index" next. but your erectile dysfunction - you know,that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity.
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and back to the super bowl, 48 hours before the big game did you know the second-biggest eating day in america, second to thanksgiving? the number one food, salsa, dips, this sunday, this americans will lay into 29 million pounds of chips, 8 million pounds of guacamole, 50 million cases of beer and 1.23 billion chicken wings, even though there has been a shortage. and on monday, an average 1.5 million of us will call in sick. wonder why? and also today, the ravens got a classy cheer for their super bowl sunday. the baltimore symphony orchestra sent out this video. ♪ hail to the ravens raise your glasses high ♪ ♪ the team we're rooting for is about to score ♪ ♪ yeah for baltimore >> it's not every day an orchestra performance ends in a chest bump.
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and finally tonight our "person of the week." the newest star of the super bowl. a girl, two weeks old, about to take herve first steps into b budweis budweiser's big ad on sunday and aaron rovell was there to bring us surprises about the horses and people who make up the clydesdale show business dynasty. >> reporter: it's the commercial everyone is talking about. the latest clydesdale super bowl classic. is it a surprise that they're tugging at our emotions for yet another year? and it's not just in the commercials. they do this in real life, too. social -- excuse me! -- and intelligent. they are called gentle giants, and that's for a reason. they are super friendly. towering over six feet tall and
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more than 2,000 pounds, they weigh as much as a volkswagen beetle. and they're so strong they can tow a 7,000 pound wagon. but what you get in strength, you lose in speed. they gallop at just 15 miles per hour, while a thoroughbred streaks by at double the pace, leaving the clydesdales in the dust. the ones that make it into those famous ads and parades are an elite group. >> since i was born i dreamed of being a budweiser clydesdale. only program, i was born a donk donkey. >> reporter: just 30 of them make the cut each year. >> the second you see the parade start and the band goes, the horses pick their head up and they really get flashy. >> reporter: they know? >> oh yeah. especially the old timers. they know their job and they like showing off. >> reporter: they are graceful, >> reporter: a team of six
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people bathing brushing, and braiding them. just to get them ready for the day. >> this is our newest baby. >> reporter: it's tempting to think every little clydesdale wants to grow up to be on the stage. this little horse, just days out of the womb, is the star of the new ad. it tells the story of a clydesdale and a breeder, and a powerful relationship that stands the test of time. ♪ i build my life around you >> reporter: people see the clydesdales, what does it mean to them? >> i think a lot of it is nostalgia. they remember seeing the clydesdale when they were a little kid. it is still the same feeling when you're 70. >> reporter: the budweiser clydesdales are of course, not people, but how could we say, after all these years, they're not one of us? >> and so we choose the collide dales and budweiser want some help naming that little girl. so, send the names n let us know what you think on twitter.
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and thank you so much for watching on this friday night. david muir will be co-anchoring "20/20" coming up tonight, be sure to watch and he'll be at the desk all weekend long. have a great weekend. see you monday.
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ABC World News With Diane Sawyer
ABC February 1, 2013 6:30pm-7:00pm EST

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